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Lynch Syndrome

Doctor and patient, women
Catching Cancer in Patients with Lynch Syndrome Does your patient have cancer in their family history? If they have Lynch Syndrome, a simple screening can catch cancer before it’s too late. It’s easy to merely glance over the obligatory medical history form that new patients fill out, scanning for information

MonaLisa Touch

Let's talk about IT - MonaLisa Touch
Let’s Talk About IT Introducing MonaLisa Touch, a groundbreaking vaginal treatment for menopausal women. “IT” is vaginal discomforts, including dryness, burning, itching, and painful sex, all which fall under the umbrella term, “vaginal atrophy.” Vaginal atrophy can occur after vaginal childbirth and/or during menopause. Around 40% of menopausal women suffer

A Pollen That Banishes…Hot Flashes

  For women going through the menopausal transition, there’s no better discovery than a safe, natural, nonhormonal treatment for hot flashes that really works. So a study just presented at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists caught our eye. It focused on an over-the-counter

Electronic Medical Records

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) –A Balanced View One of the cornerstones of The New Government Health Plan is the use of the electronic medical record (EMR), sometimes called Electronic Health Records (EHR).  Proponents offer these as some of the advantages of those systems: Universal coding of medical diagnoses and procedures

PCOS Explained

Approximately 1 in 10 women of childbearing age suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). And in my practice, I work with many women who are navigating the side effects, causes and complications of PCOS. I thought I’d take a minute to discuss what exactly PCOS is, what complications it can

Menopause: There’s an app for that

It’s no secret that tracking, much less managing, symptoms of menopause can be a daunting challenge. Now, there’s an app that may help women get a handle on their most common symptoms and even help physicians map out a customized treatment plan. MenoPro is an app developed by Brigham and Women’s